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N.E.A. Funds Benefit Both Rich and Poor, Study Finds 

February 20, 2014 — By Heath Wickline

Patricia Cohen, writing for the New York Times:

new study... challenges that assertion [that National Endowment for the Arts funding only benefits the rich], however, and concludes that federally supported arts programs attract people across the income spectrum; the wealthy, yes, but also many below the poverty line.

The study, by the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University, used data from one of our grantees, Cultural Data Project.